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Title The culture of the publisher's series. Vol. 1, Authors, publishers and the shaping of taste [electronic resource] / edited and with an introduction by John Spiers
Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xiii, 257 p.) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction: Wondering about 'the causes of causes' : the publisher's series, its cultural work and meanings, part one: The methodologies of series and the limits of knowledge / John Spiers -- Market forces and moderisation in the French book trade in the last century of the 'ancien r̐Μưegime' and in the early nineteenth century : some reflections on the emergence of publisher's series / Wallace Kirsop -- The paperback revolution in France, 1850-1950 / Isabelle Olivero -- Canonicity, reprint publishing, and copyright / Gordon B. Neavill -- 'To undertake such works as they find to be wanted' : the early years of the Clarendon Press series / Simon Eliot -- Personality, appreciation and literary education : Harrap's Poetry and life series, 1911-1930 / Patrick Buckridge -- Excavating original African American 'pulp fiction' : W.W. Norton's Old school books / C̐Μưecile Cottenet -- The symbiotic relationship of Thomas Nelson & Sons and John Buchan within the publisher's series / Kate Macdonald -- The series as commodity : marketing T. Fisher Unwin's Pseudonym and Autonym libraries / Frederick Nesta -- Sifting out 'rubbish' in the literature of the twenties and thirties : Chatto & Windus and the Phoenix library / Andrew Nash -- Behind the scenes at the Albatross Press : a modern press for modern times / Michele K. Troy -- 'Sound information and innocent amusement' : John Murray's books on the move / Barbara Schaff
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Link Print version: Culture of the publisher's series. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 9780230284029 (DLC) 2010053076 (OCoLC)698360124
Subject Monographic series -- Publishing -- History
Series (Publications) -- Publishing -- History
Publishers and publishing -- Social aspects -- History
Book industries and trade -- Social aspects -- History
Books and reading -- Social aspects -- History
Books -- Social aspects -- History
Authors and readers -- History
Authors and publishers -- History
Publishers and publishing -- History
Literature, Modern -- Appreciation -- History
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Publishing. bisacsh
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Alt Author Spiers, John, 1941-
Alt Title Authors, publishers and the shaping of taste
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